Namibia to participate in 2020 World Expo

12 March 2018 | Business

Namibia will participate in the 2020 World Expo, which will be held in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

The expo will take place from 20 October 2020 until 1 April 2021.

The minister of information and communication technology, Stanley Simataa, said Cabinet approved the country’s participation during its second meeting for 2018 held on Tuesday.

He said Cabinet further prioritised renewable energy as a national project for promotion during the expo.

Cabinet also directed the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, and the Ministry of Mines and Energy to coordinate Namibia’s participation in the expo.

The six-month expo is a platform for millions of people to share ideas, showcase innovation, encourage collaboration and celebrate human ingenuity.

The last expo was held in 2015 in Milan, Italy. - Nampa

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